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Old 12-12-2004, 02:03 PM   #1
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Question Help with partitions


So I have just added Fedora core 3 to a partition on my system, currently it can dual boot with Windows XP (Im migrating...). I have a large amount of files on my C drive in windows (Music, pictures, etc. ) that I want to be able to access on both Windows and when I run Fedora. I have partition magic. Could someone walk me through what I need to do to set this up? I get the impression I need to create a partition and then mount it when I am in fedora, but I am unsure how to move the files from my C:/ to the new partition. I also thought I might split that partition, but Partition Magic isn't really liking that for some reason, I have 3 primary partitions, one extended and 2 logical partitions. Help please.
 
Old 12-12-2004, 02:27 PM   #2
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Do you want to keep the C: partition? Cause you can create a mount point in your /etc/fstab file. Then you can mount the C: partition in linux and access it. I don't know the right parameters though so somebody else has to help with that.
 
Old 12-12-2004, 02:39 PM   #3
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yes, I would like to keep the C: partition as it is, I basically want to leave it unchanged, except I want to take a specific folder that has lots of media in it, and make it a partition on its own, I guess, so that I can access it from Fedora. Or could I mount the entire C: partition? I was not sure if this worked or not, given that C: was Fat32
 
Old 12-12-2004, 03:15 PM   #4
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if it is fat32, then you can mount and write / read to it just fine.

mount /dev/hda1 /mnt/windows

(assuming /mnt/windows is a directory that already exists)
 
  


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